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Putting Sin City on ice: Golden Knights eager to turn Las Vegas into a hockey town
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In the western suburb of Summerlin, Nev., a planned community painted in hues of beige and brown and with a dizzying amount of roundabouts, there is an anonymous business park the Vegas Golden Knights temporarily call home. In the fall, they will move their operations into a nearly $30 million practice facility. For now, an office […]

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Report: Devils, Sabres, Vegas in on Hobey Baker winner Butcher
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The Will Butcher sweepstakes began today, and there are already a few interested suitors lined up. Per the Denver Post, Butcher — the Denver University product that captured this year’s Hobey Baker — has officially balked on signing with the team that drafted him, the Colorado Avalanche, and will begin talking to various NHL clubs. […]

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Gretzky: Hockey in Vegas 'great for the sport'
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Wayne Gretzky sees a bright future for the Vegas Golden Knights. In a Wednesday interview with "NHL Tonight," the league's all-time leading scorer spoke highly of hockey's newest franchise, which will begin play this season. “It’s wonderful,” Gretzky said. “It’s great for the sport, and it’s just going to grow and get bigger and better.” […]

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Danny DeKeyser on losing Tomas Nosek to Vegas: 'It's kind of weird'
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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser said it felt strange losing a teammate to the Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL expansion draft in June. The Wings exposed several forwards to Vegas, including veterans Darren Helm, Drew Miller, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening. But it was undrafted Tomas Nosek of the Grand Rapids Griffins the […]

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What do the Vegas Golden Knights plan to do with 12 defensemen?
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Defensemen are going at a premium in the NHL, so it was no surprise the Vegas Golden Knights targeted the position at the expansion draft. It was a smart way to load up on trade assets as the front office embraced a forward-thinking approach to building a winner from the ground up. But as a […]

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Vegas Golden Knights already have more ticket revenue than over 20 NHL teams
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The Vegas Golden Knights are almost set to start their funky little experiment in the desert, and one of the big questions entering the 2017-18 season is whether the franchise can actually build steady support in such an unusual market. Based on word of early ticket sales from Golden Knights owner Bill Foley, the team […]

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NHL expands to Ice Vegas
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CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Las Vegas' first professional sports team with an expansion hockey team.

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Days after trade with Blackhawks, Vegas Golden Knights flip Marcus Kruger to Carolina
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The Blackhawks are in what’s become a typical offseason situation for them: a few needs to fill, not a lot of cash with which to fill them. With four more signings on Saturday, however, the Blackhawks hope to give themselves some depth and options this season. Wilmette native Tommy Wingels signed a one-year deal on […]

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Vegas locks up former Ranger Lindberg: two years, $3.4M
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The Vegas Golden Knights announced the signing of Oscar Lindberg to a two-year, $3.4 million contract on Tuesday. Lindberg, 25, was Vegas’ expansion-draft selection from the New York Rangers, who addressed his departure (and arguably the trade of Derek

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On the move, again: Kruger traded from Vegas to Carolina
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Marcus Kruger‘s stay in Las Vegas was a short one. Just one day after he was acquired by the Golden Knights from Chicago, Kruger was on the move again Tuesday as the Carolina Hurricanes acquired him from Vegas for a fifth-round pick at next year’s draft. “We were determined to bring in experienced players with […]

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Blackhawks trade Marcus Kruger to Vegas Golden Knights
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The Blackhawks are in what’s become a typical offseason situation for them: a few needs to fill, not a lot of cash with which to fill them. With four more signings on Saturday, however, the Blackhawks hope to give themselves some depth and options this season. Wilmette native Tommy Wingels signed a one-year deal on […]

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Trade: Blackhawks send Marcus Kruger to Vegas
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In a move that has been rumored for weeks now, the Chicago Blackhawks have finally traded veteran forward Marcus Kruger to the Vegas Golden Knights for future considerations. Mostly a defensive specialist for the Blackhawks, Kruger spent seven years with the team and helped it win two Stanley Cups in 2012-13 and 2014-15. The Blackhawks […]

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